Profile

SKILLS

Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign

iWeb

Social media tools, such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Google+

Blogging via WordPress and Blogspot

Speaking English (fluent), Thai (fluent), French (conversational), Norwegian (conversational)

Free-hand drawing and water color painting, specializing in portraits and still life

WORK EXPERIENCE

Guerilla (Copywriter)    February 2012 – present

Newcastle, United Kingdom

A placement, where I work on live briefs and spec work for live clients, such as Alnwick Castle, Alnwick Garden, Rowlands Pharmacy, Benenden Healthcare, and Skillsmart Retail.

Drummond Central (Copywriter)    October 2011 – November 2011 

Newcastle, United Kingdom

A placement where I worked as a copywriter, taking part in copywriting and idea generation for clients such as Metro, NRG, bet365, Bridges, Ringtons, and Durham University.

Saatchi & Saatchi (Creative intern)    August 2011 – September 2011

Bangkok, Thailand        

Acting as both copywriter and art director, I was an addition to a creative team, working live briefs for clients such as Carlsberg and Mead Johnson, utilizing programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and online image databases.

SCG (Corporate communications intern)    June 2010 – August 2010

Bangkok, Thailand    

A 3-month internship program, where I was a part of the Brand Management team. My responsibilities lie in all activities related to corporate advertising, events / press conferences, and the editing of corporate identity manual using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.

EDUCATION

BA (Hons) Advertising and Media    September 2011 – May 2012 (expected)

Northumbria University, UK (with scholarship)

Course modules: Advertising: research and regulations; Advertising: brands and brand organization; Visual Culture: advertising; Music Writing; Practical Project: live agency brief

FdA Creative Advertising   2009-2011  

Newcastle College  (Second-class honour, upper division)  (with scholarship)  

Course modules: Creative Thinking; Copywriting; Art Direction; Branding; Advertising Strategy; TV Production; Competition Brief; Live Brief; Agency Visit; Placement; Project Management; Television Advertising; Portfolio and CV; Adobe Photoshop; Adobe Illustrator; Adobe InDesign

Ruamrudee International School    2005-2009

Bangkok, Thailand  (GPA of 3.6)    

Graduated with International Baccalaureate Certificates in Mathematics and English, Advanced Placement in Psychology, and five Outstanding Student Awards in Psychology, French, Chemistry, and Theater. Participated in winning two Young Writers awards, four community service trips, and nine theater productions, including Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and a self-choreographed dance routine in Savage / Love.

ACHIEVEMENTS

I won two Young Writers awards and five Outstanding Student awards from RIS. I have been on at least four community service volunteer trips. I was also a part of nine theater productions, play a musical instrument and know six kinds of dances.

For access to my personal website and advertising campaigns, please visit: oeilsj.com.